Edward VIII

Edward VIII bio

Birth Name: Edward VIII

Occupation: King

Place Of Birth: Surrey

Date Of Birth: June 23, 1894

Date Of Death: May 28, 1972

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Edward VIII was born on the 23rd of June, 1894. He was popular for being a King. The King of the United Kingdom for eleven months in 1936 who abdicated his throne so that he could wed an American divorcee. He was succeeded by his younger brother Albert, better known as King George VI, and he is one of the shortest-reigning monarchs in British and Commonwealth history.

Edward VIII was born in Surrey. He served in the British Armed Forces during World War I and went on a variety of foreign tours for his father. During the Second World War, he was at first stationed with the British Military Mission to France but, after private accusations that he held Nazi sympathies, he was assigned to the Bahamas as the islands’ Governor.

Edward VIII was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edward VIII was born in 1890s.

Edward VIII is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Edward’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Edward VIII’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edward VIII’s parents.

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Like many famous people and celebrities, Edward VIII kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edward VIII was born in the Year of the Horse.

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BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Edward VIII was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Edward VIII was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Edward VIII had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Edward VIII’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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